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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens ... to stumble upon it.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Ravenna Journal, vol. 8, entry for Jan. 11, 1821, Byron's Letters and Journals, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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